Clinician - Therapeutic Behavioral Services
JOB DESCRIPTION: Clinician
ACCOUNTABILITY: TBS Program Manager
To provide direct clinical services to SED children and families, ages 5-17, in short-term behavioral treatment programs; to participate in assessments, treatment plans, evaluation of services, and provide clinical direction to treatment team
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide clinical services to children in TBS/Transition Services programs.
- Develop collaborative relationships, provide clinical consultation, model interventions, and train staff and caregivers in home, school and residential settings as related to treatment plan.
- Assess and develop service plan or behavioral intervention plan for child and caregivers in areas of behavioral, social, recreational and life-skills functioning.
- Implement treatment goals with child on a one-to-one basis.
- Write assessment, treatment plan and progress notes in conjunction with program coordinator and treatment team, including all Medi-cal documentation.
- Participate in on-going treatment team meetings evaluating program interventions to ensure quality and consistency of interventions to clients and families.
- Participate in weekly one-on-one supervision, staff meetings, and clinical and other LCC trainings and meetings on-site and in the community.
- Adhere to all professional licensing legal and ethical requirements
- Follow agency protocol and procedures.
- Participate in agency in-service training program. Perform all job duties safely. Attend all required safety training sessions. Identify and immediately report all workplace hazards, safety rule violations, near misses, and work-related injuries.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- M.S.W., M.A., M.S. or Ph.D. in relevant field, from an accredited graduate school.
- Current license or registered internship toward licensure.
- Two (2) years mental health experience in providing direct clinical services to children with severe emotional/learning problems and their families.
- Ability to work collaboratively with members of interdisciplinary teams.
- Ability to provide ongoing clinical consultation to treatment team.
- Ability to work independently in forming treatment plans, facilitating behavioral plans in a variety of settings in a short-term behavioral model.
- Ability to write clinically and hand in reports on time.
- Valid California driver's license, a clear driving record, personal vehicle insurance coverage, and availability of a personal vehicle in good working condition to be used on agency business.
- Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for Medi-Cal services.
- The willingness and the ability to be first aid and CPR trained.
- The willingness and the ability to be trained, using our therapeutic and relationship-building philosophy that includes Collaborative Problem-Solving, Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), and SAFE Environments training programs.
- Physical fitness with the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, drop to one knee and get back up.
- Physical ability to work on a keyboard to prepare reports and to enter data
- Most of the work takes place in family and foster homes, and at group home sites
- Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population.
- The ability to set appropriate limits
CLASSIFICATION: Regular, full-time, exempt, benefited position
SCHEDULE: Schedule based on program and client needs and can include evenings and weekends
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and salary scale
BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package available.